Banditry: Army arrests Zamfara local government vice chairman, 2 others

Troops of Operation SHARAN DAJI in Zamfara State have arrested Vice Chairman Anka Local Government, Zamfara State Mr Yahuza Ibrahim Wuya, based on credible intelligence report linking him to bandits in Wuya and Sunke communities.

According to a press statement signed by the acting force information officer, Operation SHARAN DAJI, Major Clement Abiade and released to Journalists in Sokoto on Thursday.

The statement disclosed that Mr Yusuf, was allegedly reported to seamlessly sell rustled/stolen cows and donkeys in the community.

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He was further accused of giving information about troops, other security agencies and vigilantes’ movement to the bandits.

He was also accused of aiding the release of a notorious gun runner one Sani Yaro from Gusau prison.

The statement however assured that Mr Yakubu will be handed over to relevant security agency for possible prosecution after initial investigation.

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